Azure Security Architect

Synergize Consulting Limited
London (Greater)
11 Sep 2018
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client are currently looking for an Azure Security Architect to work in the London area.

Their architects and engineers have been designing, building and implementing IT solutions for enterprise customers across industries for an average of more than 20 years. They focus solely on cloud-based technologies and are the preferred partner for companies seeking to rapidly achieve mission critical business goals through cloud transformation.


    Analyze and design security solutions for applications and infrastructure, and provide expertise and consulting to clients.Identify and document information security risks and propose mitigating controlsWill be responsible for understanding complex business IT needs, requirements, and projects scopes, with a focus on information security requirements.Research, design, and develop new information security controls for clientsAssess current IT environments and make recommendations to increase securityAssist clients in troubleshooting and resolving information security issuesAuthor project and support documentation and diagramsImplement security solutions.


    Experience with the following technologies: Azure Security Center, Azure Active Directory, ADFS, Azure Log Analytics, Network Security Groups (NGS), Microsoft Threat Analytics and Azure Key Vault.Assessed, developed and implemented, operationalized and documented comprehensive security technologies and processes.Secure software development, data protection, cryptography, key management, identity and access management (IAM), network security (VPNs) within SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud environments.Architected solutions within Microsoft Azure and other cloud providers and SOA for cloud-based services.Worked with cloud security and governance tools, cloud access security brokers (CASBs), and server virtualization technologies.Performed security design/architecture reviews, code reviews, and penetration tests of large applications, systems and/or networks.Worked on large scale cloud based services (including SaaS, PaaS, IaaS) and understand security challenges involve in deploying Cloud Applications.Created and maintained security policies and procedures, managing the protection of information systems and assets.Performed threat modeling and design reviews assessing security implications and requirements introducing new technologies.Hand-on experience with multiple security technologies such as Firewalls, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems, Vulnerability Scanning, WAF, Wireless LAN, NAC, DLP, DDoS Mitigation, WAN security, SIEM, Content Filtering, Cloud Security gateways, Secure Proxies, SSL crypto solutions.Solid understanding of a range of compliance, regulatory and legal requirements and relevant principles, best practices and standards across multiple industries.Preferred industries:financial services, telecommunications.Examples would include:PCI, SOX, GLBA, CSA, PCI, NIST, ISO, IEEE, FedRAMP, HIPAA and TCG.Have working knowledge of common and industry standard cloud-native/cloud-friendly authentication mechanisms (OAuth, OpenID, SAML, Ping, Okta, etc) and key management (Safenet, Vormetric, other).Cloud security and/or architecture related certifications - Azure Certified Solutions Architect or Certified DevOps Engineer

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